Discussion: Favorite Australian Film

Posted: October 14, 2012


Australian cinema exploded onto the international scene in the Seventies and has remained a considerable source of quality film since then, despite so much of Australia’s best talent being lured away by Hollywood. What’s your favorite Australian film? Richard Pena’s all-time favorite is Jane Campion’s amazing debut feature, SWEETIE. He also favors Fred Schepisi’s THE CHANT OF JIMMIE BLACKSMITH, which he considers one of the most powerful films on race.

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